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Throw No More Stones

By Frank Conte
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  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1098062922
  • Pages : 264
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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I don't have all the answers. I make no claim how I came to perceive should replace today's acceptable understanding of the Bible. But what I do know is one thing I do know-out of nearly eight billion humans on earth, of necessity, no two were ever appointed to think or act precisely alike. But since souls were created in the image of God, humans inevitably followed suit, meaning humans are intelligent. However, without solid evidence to back up questions of human life mysteries, who is qualified to proclaim what is truth and what is not? So as a novitiate, curiosity beckoned me to strive. However, it has taken me forty-seven years of on-again, off-again studying, fifteen years of that to undergo a skill I did not possess, that as an author. I stood fast in my pursuit to try to do the best I could, especially to share with those who are likewise disadvantaged. Anything and everything becomes possible if one is stimulated enough. There is nothing to fear, for everything in life has a purpose. Not comfortable as a proselytizer, but if my effort in some way could motivate at least just one other soul among the eight billion, I consider this struggle of mine justified. This book is dedicated to all herein mentioned and then some authors who played a crucial role in my understanding what the meaning of life is all about.

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By John Ruskin
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  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1602067023
  • Pages : 452
  • Category : Architecture
  • Reads : 634
  • File Pdf: the-stones-of-venice.pdf

Book Summary:

"More than simply a survey of an ancient city's most significant buildings, The Stones of Venice first published in three volumes between 1851 and 1853 is an expression of a philosophy of art, nature, and morality that goes beyond art history, and has inspired such thinkers as Leo Tolstoy, Marcel Proust, and Mahatma Gandhi. Volume II, examining the Byzantine era and the architectural developments of Venice s Gothic period, includes the oft-anthologized chapter The Nature of Gothic, one of the author s most important discussions of his key theme, the relation of the art of Venice to her moral temper. For Ruskin, the Gothic style embodied the same moral truths sought by great art. Informative, aesthetic, and spiritual, this architectural exploration will be appreciated by students and scholars alike. The preeminent art critic of his time, British writer JOHN RUSKIN (1819 1900) had a profound influence upon European painting, architecture, and aesthetics of the 19th and 20th centuries. His immense body of literary works include Modern Painters, Volume I IV (1843 1856); The Seven Lamps of Architecture (1849); Unto This Last (1862); Munera Pulveris (1862 3); The Crown of Wild Olive (1866); Time and Tide (1867); and Fors Clavigera (1871-84)."

All the Light We Cannot See

By Anthony Doerr
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1476746605
  • Pages : 544
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 682
  • File Pdf: all-the-light-we-cannot-see.pdf

Book Summary:

*Winner of the Pulitzer Prize* A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book* A National Book Award Finalist* From Anthony Doerr, the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning author of Cloud Cuckoo Land, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. *Soon to be a Netflix limited series from the producers of Stranger Things* Marie-Laure lives in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where her father works. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel. In a mining town in Germany, Werner Pfennig, an orphan, grows up with his younger sister, enchanted by a crude radio they find that brings them news and stories from places they have never seen or imagined. Werner becomes an expert at building and fixing these crucial new instruments and is enlisted to use his talent to track down the resistance. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Doerr’s “stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors” (San Francisco Chronicle) are dazzling. Ten years in the writing, a National Book Award finalist, All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer “whose sentences never fail to thrill” (Los Angeles Times).

NO.1 Conceited Soldier

By Yi ZhiYan
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  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Isbn : 1649753934
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 884
  • File Pdf: no-1-conceited-soldier.pdf

Book Summary:

He was the most mysterious sharp knife in China, as well as the most fearsome 'dragon' in the world. He avenged his brother's death by killing the biggest drug lord of the Grey border, but he was sent to a military court and lost to the flowery city. However, dragons would always soar to the nine heavens, dominating the winds and the clouds! When he returned, everyone lowered their heads!


By Jesse Taylor Croft
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  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Isbn : 9780446567039
  • Pages : 337
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 317
  • File Pdf: trainmasters.pdf

Book Summary:

Building a railroad through the Appalachians and rugged Pennsylvania territory, John Carlysle battles ruthless thugs hired by politicians and finds himself torn betweem the woman he loves and his burgeoning railroad empire.

The Soul of the Ape and My Friends the Baboons

By Eugene Marais
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  • Publisher : A Distant Mirror
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 302
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 898
  • File Pdf: the-soul-of-the-ape-and-my-friends-the-baboons.pdf

Book Summary:

Eugene Marais spent three years living in the South African wilderness in close daily contact with a troop of baboons. He later described this as the happiest, most content time of his troubled life. This period produced two works which are testament to his research and conclusions; they have very different histories. Firstly, there was a series of articles written in Afrikaans for the newspaper Die Vaderland. They were then published in book form under the title Burgers van die Berge, and were first published in an English translation in 1939 under the title My Friends the Baboons. These pieces were written in a popular vein suitable to a newspaper readership, and were not regarded seriously by Marais himself. They are a journal; a series of anecdotes and impressions. The Soul of the Ape, which Marais wrote in beautifully clear and precise English, was the more serious scientific document; however after his death in 1936, it could not be found. It was lost for 32 years, and was recovered in 1968, and published the following year. The excellent introduction by Robert Ardrey that is included in this volume was part of the 1969 and subsequent editions of The Soul of the Ape, and adds greatly to an appreciation of its importance. Together, these three texts give us as complete a picture as we will ever get of Marais’ three year study of these complex relatives of humanity, and its implications for the study of consciousness.

The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Jane Austen

By Carol J. Adams,Douglas Buchanan,Kelly Gesch
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Isbn : 1441184864
  • Pages : 228
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 835
  • File Pdf: the-bedside-bathtub-armchair-companion-to-jane-austen.pdf

Book Summary:

Whether you've read Jane Austen once or read her yearly, or if you simply yearn to be Elizabeth or Mr. Darcy, this new Bedside companion will be a perfect match. Janeite and newcomer alike will revel in the entertaining capsules of each of Austen's beloved novels, along with information on such important subjects as white soup, carriages, what happened at the ha-ha, and, of course, all those characters we love to hate. In the spirit of Austen, maps, puzzles and quizzes are provided-including the one and only Jane Austen aptitude Test. The reader is taken on location to Steventon, Jane Austen's childhood home, to Bath, the city she was happy to leave, and elsewhere. Also included is an interview with Karen J. Fowler, author of The Jane Austen Book Club. An Austentatious work, indeed!

Poetic Expressions for Travelers

By L. Alex Swan
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  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Isbn : 1466984767
  • Pages : 222
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 820
  • File Pdf: poetic-expressions-for-travelers.pdf

Book Summary:

These poetic expressions are inspired to inspire and to inform. They come from the lives and experiences of various persons in a variety of situations. They were challenging experiences, joyful and trusting experiences that summoned faith, trust, and faithfulness. Moods and feelings open the heart and arrest the mind and soul. Joy, sorrow, thoughts of love and kindness are real and precious. Emotions run the gamut and meet you on your journey as you travel. You are invited to relate as each core of expressions grab you where you are on the road you’re traveling. You might cry, laugh, or even shout out loud when you really connect with the person inside. Be prepared and willing to go where you need to go at the very moment of your need, and your growth will be validated, reliable and satisfying so that you will pass it on in and through your life to shed light and insight on the journey of others who are traveling.

Crushing Codependency and Relational Idolatry

By Mary Lehman
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Isbn : 1973648830
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 884
  • File Pdf: crushing-codependency-and-relational-idolatry.pdf

Book Summary:

After years of living behind walls to hide her guilt and shame, author Mary Lehman describes her journey from shame-based religion to a grace-based relationship with the Three In One. For God to get her attention, it took the death of her husband and the separation from someone with whom she had developed an unhealthy codependent friendship. Because, in the past, Mary had fallen into an inappropriate relationship, she recognized the slippery slope she was on. Amid the months of grief and desperation, she made the decision to never go down that road again. Seeking God, she came to realize He had put her on a path where she could receive His deliverance from codependency and relational idolatry. Since then, Mary has overcome the spiritual abuse, internalized shame, and habits of risk-taking that kept her in bondage for decades; she has renewed her mind with the gospel of grace. As her new identity, she has put on Christ. Now, applying the story of David and Goliath, Mary shares her journey in detail and describes her newfound peace and freedom. This is the narrative of a woman who has found transformation within her faith, escaping the mental and emotional traps that had kept her from healing and joy.

The House on Stone's Throw Island

By Dan Poblocki
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  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Isbn : 0545645581
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 364
  • File Pdf: the-house-on-stone-s-throw-island.pdf

Book Summary:

Dan Poblocki is back with a new spooky ghost story perfect for fans of Mary Downing Hahn and John Bellairs. There is an island, far off the coast of Maine, where the ghosts of the past are restless. Josie Sandoval and Eli Barker are strangers when they board the ferry to Stone's Throw, traveling to the isolated island for a wedding. Then an immense storm blows in, and the wedding party is left stranded with no way to contact the mainland... and no idea that they have been targeted for revenge by the undead. The only clues to the danger they're in are a scrap of an old Nazi uniform -- and an unfamiliar voice, crying out for help in German... Josie and Eli soon realize there's much more to worry about than guest lists and flowers. It's up to them to uncover the chilling history of Stone's Throw Island and put its ghosts to rest -- or this dream wedding will become an absolute nightmare.